Mrs. Sandra "Sandy" Arner, 78, died Wednesday, Oct. 3. She was the wife of Gerald Arner.
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Born in Lehighton, she was a daughter of Audrey (Beltzner) Volkert of Lehighton and the late Russell Edwin Volkert.
She also enjoyed volunteering through groups at her church, Christ the King Lutheran, Cary, N.C.Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are two sons, David (Elizabeth) of Henderson, N.C., and Gerald Scott (Shannon) of Wake Forest, N.C.; a daughter, Sheree Kear (Robert) of Harrisburg, N.C.; three grandchildren, Emily Freeman, Ellen Harris and Jonathan Kear; two great-grandchildren, Liam and Payton Freeman; and two brothers, Reese of Lehighton and Jack of Johnstown, Pa.
- She was an avid tennis player and had a passion for music and travel.
She was also preceded in death by a sister Sharon.
Service: Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Cary. Private inurnment in the church columbarium. Contributions in her name may be made to Hospice of Wake Co., 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, N.C. 27607, or to the church, 600 Walnut St., Cary, N.C. 27511. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 S.E. Maynard Rd., Cary.